Leinster take all Connacht can throw at them before landing clinical blows

Tries from Garry Ringrose and Seán Cronin and Connacht red card helps champions pull clear

Leinster’s Seán Cronin celebrates scoring his side’s second try during the  Guinness Pro 14 game against Connacht at  The Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster’s Seán Cronin celebrates scoring his side’s second try during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Connacht at The Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 3 Leinster 20

So the Muldoon Prerogative has been settled. Stung by the perceived insolence of the Connacht legend’s career-closing conversion at the end of this fixture last season, Leinster came to town and confined the home team to just a single kick between the posts on a chill Saturday evening in the Sportsground.

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